Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Sea of Stars') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Clarence Blocher
Year Of Registration: 1969
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1969
Seedling Number: B-163
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 26 inches (66 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Description: Lavender blue, large white flush on falls

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Marquesan Skies X ((Lipstick x (1/4 Snow Flurry, 1/4 New Snow, 1/2 pink sdlg.)) x Bluebird Blue) x (May Hall x Fay 56-7))
Child plants: 38 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 25, 2019 6:01 AM 35
TBs that make a clump quickly! by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2019 3:11 PM 48
Nothin' Could Be Finer Than to Be In Carolina - 2019 blooms by Lestv Sep 15, 2019 11:35 AM 774
2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Sep 3, 2019 7:42 AM 449
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
Deformed iris by alilyfan May 5, 2018 10:59 AM 8
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 2, 2019 10:07 PM 1,399
The Naming of Irises by janwax Nov 26, 2017 3:54 PM 38
Irises 2017: Wet, Cold & Muddy by TBGDN Jul 18, 2017 10:43 AM 124
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
Top Ten picks! by bluegrassmom Jun 13, 2019 8:51 PM 43
Need suggestions for memorial garden by SJButler Mar 29, 2017 4:28 AM 19
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Color Mixing by Dachsylady86 Jan 20, 2017 2:51 PM 231
So I've recently been bitten by the iris bug..... by Rebekah Nov 13, 2016 10:50 PM 87
Roll call 2016 by Cuzz4short Jun 28, 2019 2:47 PM 553

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